Column-formatted text looks more professional with the text balanced across the columns. You don't have to manually set column breaks and move text around on a page to make your columns even—let Word do the work for you. Follow these steps:
- Click at the end of the columns you want to balance.
- Go to Insert | Break.
- Select Continuous and click OK.
Word inserts a continuous section break that automatically balances the text equally among the columns.
If you want to start a new page after the balanced columns, click after the continuous section break, and then insert a manual page break by pressing [Ctrl][Enter].
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